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Open the Doors to Patio Season: Cleaning Your Outdoor Fabrics

Open the Doors to Patio Season: Cleaning Your Outdoor Fabrics

June 06, 2018

Now that the weather is warming up, it's time to get your outdoor living space ready for relaxing and entertaining. After a few Winters in storage, most outdoor cushions and patio umbrellas will require a thorough cleaning. Although outdoor fabrics are designed to be to sun and moisture resistant, they're also exposed to other outdoor elements including some furry friends, insects and allergens. This means that they are vulnerable to other soils that can impact the life and appearance of the piece. Here at D. A. Burns, we offer comprehensive cleaning services for your outdoor cushions, patio umbrellas and marine fabrics. Outdoor area carpets, boat covers, Bimini tops, dodgers and sails - we do it all.

Debunking the Myth of Winter Carpet Cleaning

Debunking the Myth of Winter Carpet Cleaning

February 22, 2018

Rumor has it that cleaning installed carpet during the winter months is a bad idea, especially here in the chilly, wet Pacific Northwest. Like all rumors, this stems from a few ideas that sound reasonable, but while these thoughts all seem reasonable, they're not completely factual. Getting your carpet cleaned in the winter is no different than getting it cleaned in any other season.

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Hurray, Hurray … It's The First Week of May. Opening Day of Boating Season.

May 01, 2017

The spring rain may keep some of us in hibernation, but it's time to feel optimistic about better weather just around the corner. With the annual opening day of boating season on the first Saturday in May, we often have a rush of last-minute service requests from boaters who are spiffing up everything from ski boat covers to yacht interiors.

Prepare For Winter

Prepare For Winter

March 13, 2017

Weather can be difficult to predict, but being ready for possible power outages or snowfall requires planning, as a typical Northwest weather warning may not be enough time to buy snow tires or stock up on the items you need.